sockeye salmon spawning in the Adams River

Where to see salmon spawning this fall

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Born in freshwater rivers and streams, Pacific salmon migrate to the ocean where they spend several years feeding and growing, then return to their natal stream as spawning salmon to reproduce and die. On their upstream journey home, adult…
Upper Pitt River

Community Salmon Program accepting applications until Oct. 15

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is accepting applications to the Community Salmon Program from Sept. 1, 2022 through Oct. 15, 2022. The Community Salmon Program (CSP), launched in 1989, empowers volunteers, local streamkeepers, Indigenous…

Comox Valley salmon conservation community receives $139,000 boost in grants

August 17, 2022 The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is pleased to announce $139,298 in grants to three salmon conservation, stewardship, and enhancement projects in the Comox Valley through PSF’s Community Salmon Program. The total value…

PSF Community Bursaries Spotlight – Jessie Everson

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is accepting applications for the Stewardship Community Bursaries program until Oct. 30, 2022. Stewardship Community Bursaries are awarded each year to students in B.C. and the Yukon dedicated to the conservation…

PSF Director appointed to the Pacific Salmon Commission

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August 08, 2022  The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF)’s Dr. Katrina Connors has been appointed by Canada’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to serve as a Commissioner for the Pacific Salmon Commission. Effective July 11, 2022, the…

Climate adaptation series: Wildfires

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Pacific salmon are vital to our culture and environment in British Columbia. They are facing unprecedented challenges with increasing impacts from climate change, pathogens, development, and predation. At the Pacific Salmon Foundation, we are…

Where to spot salmon: Southern Interior B.C.

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Here are some of our favourite public spots to view spawning salmon in the Southern Interior of B.C. We've included family friendly locations with clearly marked trails and viewing areas. If you have a favourite spot to share or more information…

Where to spot salmon: Tri-Cities

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Fall in the Tri-Cities signals the start of salmon spawning season for coho and chum, as well as pinks in odd numbered years like 2021.  Here are some of our favourite public spots to view spawning salmon in Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam!…

Where to spot salmon: Vancouver Island

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Here are some of our favourite public spots to view spawning salmon on Vancouver Island. We've included family friendly locations with clearly marked trails and viewing areas. If you have a favourite spot to share, email us!   Goldstream…

Where to spot salmon: Metro Vancouver and Sea-to-Sky

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Fall in Metro Vancouver signals the start of salmon spawning season for coho and chum, as well as pinks in odd-numbered years like 2021.  Here are some of our favourite public spots to view spawning salmon. We've included family-friendly locations…

Where to spot salmon: Fraser Valley

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Here are some of our favourite public spots to view spawning salmon in the Fraser Valley. We've included family friendly locations with clearly marked trails and viewing areas. If you have a favourite spot to share, email us!   Chehalis…

Climate adaptation series: Freshet

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Pacific salmon are vital to our culture and environment in British Columbia. They are facing unprecedented challenges with increasing impacts from climate change, pathogens, development, and predation. At the Pacific Salmon Foundation, we are…